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LAT511/521/531: Vergil - Intensive

The 511/521/531 sequence offers a close reading of selections from Vergil's epic Aeneid, Latin poetry's defining achievement and an enduring monument of world literature.

The 511/521/531 sequence offers a close reading of selections from Vergil's epic Aeneid, Latin poetry's defining achievement and an enduring monument of world literature. This intensive sequence covers more material than the 510/520/530 sequence and features more in-depth analysis of the language of the epic, its literary antecedents, and its cultural and historical context. Students will read Books 1, 2 and 4, as well as selections from later books.